Interesting snippet from Sandy Petersen, on the early history of Call of Cthulhu (tabletop role-playing game)…

I remember when I was [first] doing Call of Cthulhu at Chaosium, the people there had contempt for Lovecraft — they thought he was a hack writer — but they wanted me to work on the game. They were smart; they said ‘we don’t respect this property, but Sandy Petersen does, so he’s the better person to design it!’

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